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University of Queensland experts are available to comment on issues around the 2018 Federal Budget. Journalists can contact the following experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

8 May 2018

A range of University of Queensland experts is available to comment on issues around the Federal Budget. Journalists can search by topic or name at UQ Experts or contact the following experts.

10 May 2017

Researchers from The University of Queensland have provided key statistics which support this year's World Health Day theme – depression and common mental disorders

6 April 2017
Mental health carers provided 208 million hours of care nationally in 2015

Carers supporting Australians with mental illness are providing services that would cost governments $13.2 billion to replace, a new report has found.

23 March 2017
The UQ team performed the mental and substance use disorder modelling used in the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2015

MORE effort is needed to reduce the global and Australian burden of mental and substance abuse disorders – the world’s leading cause of disability – University of Queensland researchers say.

10 October 2016
Professor Ken Ho

Innovative research into Alzheimer’s, brain development, pituitary medicine, cystic fibrosis and mental health has led to five University of Queensland academics being named Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

7 October 2016

Mental and substance use disorders were the leading cause of non-fatal illness worldwide in 2010, according to a new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study, published in The Lancet today.

29 August 2013

The University of Queensland has been awarded a $2.44 million Centre of Research Excellence to research the design of a better mental health system for Australia.

3 August 2012

Depression and anxiety are found in every society in the world, debunking old theories that only Westerners get depressed.

22 July 2012

Older Australians are being overprescribed medications for depression, according to a study by University of Queensland researchers published today in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry.

21 May 2010
Associate Professor Robert Beeton

Staff, alumni and students associated with The University of Queensland have been honoured in the Australia Day awards.

27 January 2009

Australian expertise has attracted an international meeting of health experts to help develop a global roadmap for effective treatments.

5 August 2003